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Thomas James Goodliffe
Swapping spreadsheets for spotlights

Tom trained as an accountant and spent 8 years working in a bank. He jumped from Finance to Strategy to Risk and pimped a shedl...

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Thomas James Goodliffe
Rob Cornish
Fund manager becomes online business entrepreneur

Rob was a fund manager enjoying his work but disliking the daily regime that a job in the financial services industry entails. ...

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Rob Cornish
Henry Brydon
Cycling London to Sydney

Henry and his mate left their jobs in recruitment (working in Dubai) and are about to embark on an epic cycle adventure from Lo...

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Henry Brydon
Richard Thomson
Investment banking pizza restaranteurs

Richard used to be an investment banker. His partner Tom used to be a management consultant. They're now the proud owners of Ot...

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Richard Thomson
Philip Pinnell
Starting 'Scratch Meals' - fresh food!

Philip is the founder of a new exciting London-based startup called Scratch Meals. They give you all the ingredients and you do...

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Philip Pinnell
Jonathan Walter
Accountant becomes surfer & furniture-maker

Jonathan spent 15 years working as an accountant in an investment bank... "Three years ago I decided that I wanted to learn mor...

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Jonathan Walter
Shezmin Madhani
Juggling a Kenyan charity with my job

Shezmin is doing a fantastic job starting up her own Kenya-based charity whilst holding down a full-time job.

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Shezmin Madhani
Scott Mason
Parahawking in Nepal

Scott used to be a graphic designer in London. Now he runs a parahawking business in Nepal. These pictures have to be seen to b...

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Scott Mason
Will Orr-Ewing
Educationist entrepreneur

Will - something of a mentor for Escape the City - runs two businesses: Keystone Tutors and Chalkboard Learning - destined for ...

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Will Orr-Ewing
Rob Cousins
Why I moved to Nepal

Rob was the first special guest at an Esc Wednesday and provided a fascinating account of the decision-process to leave a stabl...

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Rob Cousins
Rob Archer
Ex-management consultant, now career psychologist

Rob was a management consultant but realised that it didn't fulfil him. He took a big risk, retrained and started his own psych...

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Rob Archer
Victoria Parkinson
From Accenture to Hannoi, Vietnam

Victoria is a hero who epitomises why we set up Escape the City. She packed in her comfortable job (Management Consultant at Ac...

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Victoria Parkinson
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